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Primary science : a guide to teaching practice

Author: Mick Dunne; Alan Peacock
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2012, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is science? What is good science education? How can science be intelligently linked to the wider primary curriculum? Becoming a confident and informed teacher of primary science requires a strong understanding of the key practical, conceptual and pedagogical issues that underpin science education in the primary school. Touching on current curriculum concerns and the wider challenges of developing good practice  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Dunne; Alan Peacock
ISBN: 9780857025050 0857025058 9780857025067 0857025066
OCLC Number: 767527544
Description: xii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 How science has evolved / Alan Peacock Peacock, Alan, Mick Dunne Dunne, Mick 4 --
Chapter 2 Learning from elsewhere: An international perspective on the development of primary science / Alan Peacock Peacock, Alan 17 --
Chapter 3 Linking science to the wider curriculum / Richard Watkins Watkins, Richard 33 --
Chapter 4 Linking science to numeracy and ICT / Dave Howard Howard, Dave, Ashlee Perry Perry, Ashlee, Malcolm Smith Smith, Malcolm, Liz Flintoft Flintoft, Liz, Robert Collins Collins, Robert 50 --
Chapter 5 Science literacy / Tara Mawby Mawby, Tara 79 --
Chapter 6 Learning science beyond the classroom / Leigh Hoath Hoath, Leigh 96 --
Chapter 7 Children communicating science / Sarah Earle Earle, Sarah, Natasha Serret Serret, Natasha 111 --
Chapter 8 Tricky Topics and how to teach them / Mick Dunne Dunne, Mick, Dave Howard Howard, Dave 125 --
Chapter 9 Planning for assessment for learning / Tara Mawby Mawby, Tara, Mick Dunne Dunne, Mick 137 --
Chapter 10 Transitions in science education / Leigh Hoath Hoath, Leigh, Tanya Shields Shields, Tanya 152 --
Chapter 11 Effective inclusion practice in primary science / Dave Howard Howard, Dave, Ashlee Perry Perry, Ashlee 167 --
Chapter 12 A way forward / Alan Peacock Peacock, Alan, Mick Dunne Dunne, Mick 185.
Responsibility: edited by Mick Dunne and Alan Peacock.

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